Henry Cole

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Gerald Clayton’s Tributary Tales

Posted on Jun 8, 2017

Gerald Clayton’s Tributary Tales

On a flight together Gerald showed me some tracks he had finished for his new cd. The music and the band were incredible and beautiful.. but I started hearing some percussion and extra  rhythmic  layers on the music so I asked if I could over dub some stuff and see how it worked.. He was crazy enough to let me try !. I called Gabo Lugo to play some parts on the Cajon and we layered some colors...

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Alcanza – Fabian Almazan & Rhizome

Posted on Jun 8, 2017

Alcanza – Fabian Almazan & Rhizome

I’m honored to part of this incredible group of musicians, really.I call this group the HEHB !! Highly Elevated Human Beings Alcanza marks our third recording and almost a decade of working together!. Thanks Fabian Almazan for all the work and love you put into this band!!. Here are some words on Alcanza: “The first thing that becomes obvious when opening the download package for...

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From Layers to Simple – An Artist Statement

Posted on May 25, 2017

From Layers to Simple – An Artist Statement

Artist Statement Recording Project 2015-16 SIMPLE One year ago, I had the idea for a record called “Layers.” With nine songs and a story, I had envisioned working on this new record with the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra (a 30-piece classical orchestra), along with my 13-piece band and Special Guests on vocals and percussion. Then, on a day off in November 2014, I realized that I was thinking...

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#BoricuaBreakBeats- Homenaje a los Pleneros

Posted on May 25, 2017

#BoricuaBreakBeats- Homenaje a los Pleneros

  “Linda Muchacha” Featuring Lero Martinez Roldan. This is a tribute to all Pleneros from Puerto Rico and the world with a special hug to those from Mayaguez🙏❤. Thank you for so much inspiration, love and funk..Los adoro Also you can Watch Part...

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Coliseo De Puerto Rico Sept 2 – “Lo Maldito”

Posted on May 18, 2017

Coliseo De Puerto Rico Sept 2 – “Lo Maldito”

I’ll join  one of my musical heroes Draco Rosa on September 2 on “Lo Maldito” I don’t have enough words do describe the feeling..but I’ll play it for sure.! It is going to be an amazing concert.. Hata prontito! Info : https://www.coliseodepuertorico.com/events/detail/draco-rosa...

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Drums Solo in Puerto Rico (March 2017)

Posted on May 16, 2017

Drums Solo in Puerto Rico (March 2017)

Recorded March 24 2017. This gig closed a 5 week tour with Miguel Zenon – Luis Perdomo and Hans Glawishnig. It is in Puerto Rico were I get really nervous. To me is like going to a Jury -maybe created by myself-, but it definitely makes me push harder. It is out of love , respect and admiration to all great musicians from Puerto Rico and the love for my friends and family…and a...

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Villa Locura Tank Top White!!

Posted on May 16, 2017

Villa Locura Tank Top White!!

Just arrived!. I hope you like them!. *All the earnings of this sale will be destined to the recording and production of  Simple, our new album/documentary. Here is our story board : #hcsimple Visit our...

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Sienna Jazz 2017 is happening!!!!

Posted on May 16, 2017

Sienna Jazz 2017 is happening!!!!

I’m honored to be part of an amazing group of artist that will form the faculty  for the Sienna International Workshops 2017. It is going to be amazing : ) !.I’m looking forward to this… The 47th year of Summer Workshop is devoted to making music, to sharing experience, to exchanging personal musical languages and to harmonizing cultures from different countries. Students from...

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20 years later was the right time..

Posted on May 16, 2017

20 years later was the right time..

I started listening to Draco Rosa in 1997. That was all I did..and never stopped. Then we meet and talked a few times about playing..2003..but it didn’t happen. One day in 2017 I texted him about NYC and then he said “by the way are you available to play this date?”..I said yeah.. One rehearsal in L.A and we hitted at “Pal Norte” in. Monterrey , Mexico for thousands...

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